Jane Porter

Jane Porter bio

Birth Name: Jane Porter

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Durham

Date Of Birth: January 17, 1776

Date Of Death: May 24, 1850

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Jane Porter was born on the 17th of January, 1776. She was known for being a Novelist. An early 19th-century English-born Scottish author, she became known for historical prose pieces such as Tales Round a Winter Hearth (1821) and Coming Out (1828). One of her most successful works was The Scottish Chiefs, an 1810 historical novel about William Wallace.

Jane Porter was born in Durham. As a child, she woke up as early as four in the morning to begin reading and writing. She published one of her earliest historical novels, Thaddeus of Warsaw, in 1803. The French version of her work, The Scottish Chiefs, was banned by Napoleon Bonaparte .

Jane Porter was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jane Porter was born in 1770s.

Jane Porter is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Jane Porter’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jane Porter’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jane Porter
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Jane Porter was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Jane Porter was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Jane Porter had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Jane Porter’s birth sign is Capricorn and she had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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